Awesomeness Entertainment Video Clips

You’ll Love Zach King’s “Magic” Vines

Los Angeles-based Vine maker Zach King shows us “magic tricks” in his series of quick-cut videos. He makes magic of mundane tasks like dressing up in the morning, frying breakfast, making money, getting into locked cars, and readying himself for bedtime.

Awesomeness Eating and Drinking Science & Technology Video Clips

The Chemistry of Cookies

TED-Ed tells us about the magic science of baking cookies. In this minimalist animated short, we’re taken through the series of chemical reactions that flatten the cookie dough, kill any nasty Salmonella, and give the cookie its enticing aroma.

Have a look at The Chemistry of Cookies below.

[via NPR]

Featured Game Reviews

We Review: Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7

The Lego series of games have been coming at us at a fairly steady pace, and the latest one completes the latter half of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter story. The game follows the movies far more closely than it does the books, but does it do a decent job of it? The ultimate goal of any review is to answer the question “is it worth spending money on?” Let’s find out.

Featured Game Reviews

We Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

The final movie for the Harry Potter franchise is out, and as happens with big movie events, a companion game, by EA, invites us to share the…magic. Is the Harry Potter swan song game a magic carpet ride, or is it a spell of certain doom? Join me on my broomstick and find out after the jump. Apparate!


The Cigarette Trick

Barnaby the juggler has got a neat party trick. He catches a cigarette in his mouth, strikes a match and tosses that up in the air to light the cigarette. Check it out.

How does he do that – is it sleight of hand of just good practice? Drop us a comment.

[via YesButNoButYes]

Arty Inspirational Designs Weirdness

Walcott’s Instant Pain Annihilator

Walcott’s Instant Pain Annihilator was a thing of magic in the 1860s, waging spiritual warfare against the demons of catarrh,  neuralgia, headache, weak nerves, and toothache.

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via Dark Roasted Blend.